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BMSB Measures 2018-2019

BMSB Stink Bug Season for 2018-19 has begun. New seasonal measures will apply for goods shipped on or between 1 September 2018 and 30 April 2019 inclusive.   The measures for this season are DIFFERENT to last season, they are more comprehensive and additional counties and treatment requirements have bene added.   Details of the seasonal …

Revised Packing Declaration DWAR Changes

With the introduction of the new Biosecurity Act 2015 there has been a key change in relation to the wording of an acceptable packing declaration for clearance of containerised import shipments.   The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DWAR or Quarantine) has advised that the first statement on the packing declaration will change to …

Used Machinery Import Permit Changes

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DWAR or Quarantine) have announced that with the implementation of the new Biosecurity Act 2015, there will be some changes to Used Machinery Import requirements. From 16 June 2016 an import permit will no longer be required for any Used Machinery, Equipment and Part. There will be no …